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The SAU On Campus Hult Prize finale was held on 12th December 2020 

The SAU On Campus Hult Prize finale was held on 12th December 2020. This is the first time the Sylhet Agricultural University (SAU) held Hult Prize on campus round. The winner of the SAU On Campus Hult Prize who will move on to the regional round is Team Nutrition Tracker.

SAU On Campus Hult Prize Final Has Been Held 

The event commenced at 3 pm via the ZOOM platform. After the judges kept their valuable comments on Hult Prize Competition and the on campus round of SAU, praising the organizing committee and the participants, the program kicked off.

Judge panel

Asd determined beforehand, the judges looked over the whole event and stated their valuable thoughts with everyone. The judges for the final were-

  • Jannatul Tazreen (Founder of EDEMO, Social Innovation Lab, BRAC)
  • Mr. Swarup Barua (Assisstant Professor, Department of Agricultural Marketing and Business Management, SAU, Sylhet)
  • Syeda Sabrina Akter (Lecturer, Department of Food Engineering and Technology, SAU, Sylhet, Bangladesh)
  • Mr. Mahmudul Hasan (Assisstant professor, Department of Pharmaceuticals and Industrial Biotechnology, SAU, Sylhet)
  • Saraban Tahura Turin (Founder of Turtle Venture)

Winning team 

The team that won the highly anticipated final stage of the on campus round of SAU (Sylhet Agricultural University), is team Nutrition Tracker. 

Team Members:

  • Nazmus Samah
  • Syeda Fahmida Ahmed
  • Ashanur Altaf Jarin
  • Anindita Ash Prome

Their basic business idea is to tackle malnutrition by bringing “Cuchia” (eel) fish as a value added fish product so it will be mass produced and accepted. Their goal is to battle the nutrition deficiency of Bangladeshi lower income communities and supply nutritious food for them.

1st Runner Up 

The 1st runner up taking up the 2nd place in the final stage of the on campus round of SAU (Sylhet Agricultural University), is Team Agents of Change.

Team Members:

  • Tanjin Barket Ullah Robin
  • Saklayeen Mahfuz
  • Nurul Amin Roni
  • Nadim Ahmed

The basic business idea of this team is to reduce food waste which will in turn reduce the other negative impacts food waste has on the global environment.

2nd Runner Up

The 2nd runner up taking up the 3rd place in the final stage of the on campus round of SAU (Sylhet Agricultural University), is Team Amigos.

Team Members:

  • Shrabonti Banik
  • Md Mahadi Hasan
  • Ankita Basak

The basic business idea of this team is directed towards healthy and natural food for consumption. They aim to produce chemical free and sustainable agri products. 

Organizing Committee

The campus director for this year’s SAU On Campus Hult Prize Competition was Md. Lutfor Rahman Semanto. He stated about the event, “Hult Prize is the global platform where you can share your ideas to the whole world because it connects more than 121 countries, 52+ regionals and 2000+ on campuses where you will get 300000+ alumni. So, get ready for your team and show your knowledge to the whole world. We are waiting for you.”

The organizing committee also included- Argho Chanda (Judge Coordinator), Sharif Maheria (Events Coordinator), Ovee Arafin (Team Coordinator), Khairul Islam Tuhin (Logistics Coordinator), Sifat Afroz Trisha (Media Coordinator), Sumaiya Siddika (Judge Facilitator), Tanjin Barket Ullah Robin (Logistics Coordinator), Ankita Basak (Media Coordinator) etc. and many more!

We congratulate the winning team Nutrition Tracker and we will be looking further to see their work at the regional round of Hult Prize Competition soon.

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